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Christine Whitman

Christine Whitman, Arts and Culture Editor

Christine Whitman is the arts and culture editor for The Daily Aztec for the 2016-17 academic year. She is a senior studying public relations and communications here at San Diego State. Christine started writing for The Daily Aztec in 2013 and has never looked back. For questions of comments, contact Christine at features@thedailyaztec.com

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Senior Farewell: Arts & Culture Editor

Senior Farewell: Arts & Culture Editor

May 3, 2017

Editor’s Note: This will be my last, and best, article for The Daily Aztec, because it comprises, almost, every emotion I have ever felt in this newsroom....

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Young the Giant mesmerizes crowd

Young the Giant mesmerizes crowd

October 26, 2016

“I can’t stop listening to this voice in my head…”  On Wednesday, Oct. 19, it was guaranteed that audience members would not be able to escape...

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Ahi Poke Bowl

Tasty Tuesday: Poki One N Half builds large portions

September 13, 2016

The concept of build-your-own breakfast, lunch or dinner seemed to start with building-your-own sandwiches at Subway. Then, Chipotle's build-your-own...

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Starting my final chapter at SDSU

August 29, 2016

I've been really into numbers lately, because they seem to have a much larger impact on my life than usual, and it’s not because I changed my major to...

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August claims title for greatest month

August 17, 2016

The last day of the past spring semester was May 12. The first day of fall semester is Aug. 29. It should be obvious from the career path I chose that...

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Meet the class of 2016: Lorena Acosta

Meet the class of 2016: Lorena Acosta

May 13, 2016

In 1897, San Diego State created a legacy survived by the diversity, leadership and innovation of its students. Four years ago, a San Marcos native...

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Campus DUI prevention program collaborates with SDSU graphic design students

Campus DUI prevention program collaborates with SDSU graphic design students

May 6, 2016

The Center for Alcohol and Drug Studies and Services is a project established by San Diego State in an effort to address alcohol and other drug-related...

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Dancer means business

Dancer means business

May 4, 2016

At 8, Carlo Di Dio discovered dance, more specifically—ballet. At 14, he became a professional ballet dancer, falling in love with its challenges. “You’re...

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Student club returns to heal patients through music

Student club returns to heal patients through music

April 13, 2016

For San Diego State student Kelly Dinh, music and science have always gone hand-in-hand. As a sophomore double majoring in music and pre-medicine, it was...

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The phone call I wish I didn’t have

March 23, 2016

It’s said that one phone call can change your life. As cliche as that statement is, I never realized how true it was — until recently. Two weeks ago,...

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SDSU thesis film aims to education students on sexual assault

SDSU thesis film aims to education students on sexual assault

March 23, 2016

According to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, one in six American women and one in 33 American men have been the victims of an attempted or...

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Tasty Tuesday: Soda and Swine serves delectable meatball dishes

Tasty Tuesday: Soda and Swine serves delectable meatball dishes

March 15, 2016

Soda & Swine is a bright, roofless garden by day and an intimate, candle-lit patio nursery by night. No matter what time of day, this North Park eatery...

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New psychology professor explores student motivations

New psychology professor explores student motivations

March 9, 2016

Social psychology professor Dustin Thoman begins his first faculty position at San Diego State this semester. He was previously one of two social psychology...

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SDSU's Gamelan ensemble celebrates Javanese culture

SDSU’s Gamelan ensemble celebrates Javanese culture

March 2, 2016

The School of Music and Dance at San Diego State has a variety of programs and performing groups, including groups classified as world music. There are...

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Pride Center assistant aspires to be the next dean

Pride Center assistant aspires to be the next dean

March 2, 2016

English senior Lou Tabalon works as an assistant at the Pride Center, serves on the executive board for the Queer Student Union and is a brother of Delta...

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Pep band pumps up the SDSU spirit

Pep band pumps up the SDSU spirit

March 2, 2016

At San Diego State, music can be heard everywhere — especially in Viejas Arena during basketball games. At the women’s basketball game, it’s the...

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Now entering the Twilight Zone of Facebook

February 23, 2016

It was a normal Wednesday night. I’m sitting in the living room with my roommate, stressing over the horror that is public relations, when I hear a booming...

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Health and wellness special issue: SDSU's nursing program

Health and wellness special issue: SDSU’s nursing program

February 17, 2016

According to San Diego State’s School of Nursing, the nursing profession “has its foundation in the biophysical and behavioral humanistic sciences,...

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Renowned oboist stops by Rhapsody Hall to teach eager students

Renowned oboist stops by Rhapsody Hall to teach eager students

February 15, 2016

At 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5, a brilliant melody of notes continuously flooded Rhapsody Hall as musicians and audience members gathered promptly to observe...

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SDSU theater alumna makes a homecoming for 'Waist Watchers The Musical!'

SDSU theater alumna makes a homecoming for ‘Waist Watchers The Musical!’

February 8, 2016

San Diego State alumna Yvonne Brown kept herself busy as an Aztec. She graduated in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in applied arts and sciences with...

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New app might ease some moving woes

New app might ease some moving woes

February 3, 2016

At the end of every academic year, Aztecs have an issue: moving and the choices that go with it. Finding a place to live after freshman year can be hard....

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SDSU commuters find their place on campus

SDSU commuters find their place on campus

January 27, 2016

Time spent at San Diego State can be a difficult experience, especially for commuter students, but the Commuter Resource Center can change that. Freshmen...

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Tasty Tuesday: Pho Hoa's all about noodles

Tasty Tuesday: Pho Hoa’s all about noodles

January 26, 2016

Restaurants usually offer multiple dish options, but at a small Vietnamese restaurant in City Heights, pho is the sole meal. Located on El Cajon Boulevard,...

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'Doctor Faustus' production is larger than life

‘Doctor Faustus’ production is larger than life

December 4, 2015

The School of Theatre, Television and Film’s adaptation of “Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights” by Gertrude Stein is highly unorthodox, but in the...

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Does parking ever really not suck?

December 2, 2015

San Diego State parking seems to be a widely discussed issue lately. Due to the increasing amount of students continuing to whine about parking, I think...

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Katsu Cafe sushi is just satisfactory

Katsu Cafe sushi is just satisfactory

December 1, 2015

With restaurants on every corner, trying to decide where to eat in Kearny Mesa can be challenging. Located on Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, Katsu Cafe...

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The journey of an SDSU art student

The journey of an SDSU art student

November 18, 2015

Art starts here The visual and performing arts learning community on campus is not just a residence hall but a safe haven for student artists to express...

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November 18, 2015

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International Education Week to include Peace Village event

International Education Week to include Peace Village event

November 16, 2015

On Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the International Student Center and the International Students Association will be hosting the 59th annual...

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New film fights for women's rights

New film fights for women’s rights

November 10, 2015

The discussion of equality and women’s rights has been a reoccurring theme in today’s media, especially with the rise in recognition of the Feminist...

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The moon

Astronomy major runs tight-knit program

November 10, 2015

San Diego State offers an abundance of majors to choose from, but there are definitely some lesser-known ones that deserve some recognition. One such...

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Aztec Sweat aims to increase student fitness

Aztec Sweat aims to increase student fitness

November 10, 2015

Twenty minutes is all the time students need to get active, move toward goals and have some fun between classes with new Aztec Sweat workouts. An alternative...

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November 10, 2015

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SDSU students compete in Ford Ambassador Challenge

SDSU students compete in Ford Ambassador Challenge

October 30, 2015

Four San Diego State students recently entered the national Ford College Ambassador Challenge in hopes of donating event winnings to the upcoming Aztec...

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Alumni make their way with Lyft

Alumni make their way with Lyft

October 28, 2015

Throughout collegiate history, students have taken on a variety of jobs to pay for tuition and fees. Movies have commonly portray students as restaurant...

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